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for the storm of the city of san francisco is helping residents living in low- lying areas. san francisco residents can pick up free san back from the department of public works operation shark. about 6500 san bags are available but they are only four san francisco residents. residents but shows city issued identification in order to get one and there is a limit of 10 said that sper household. >> just as the bay area bridge for wet weather crews in daly city are continuing work at the site of a mudslide caused by a water main break earlier this month. officials say so far the city has spent about $497,000 to replace the soil and vegetation near hillside park, where it 8 in. cast iron pipe burst on november 13th. the rupture caused a mudslide or more than 45,000 gal. spread out over several streets. in preparation for this week's storm drains in the area have been cleared and monitored to ensure that any raw off from the rain has a place to go. >> preparations got underway yesterday in the santa cruz mountains sections of the santa clara valley. pg and the crews are being beefed up. all in
last here, take a look. >> this is in piedmont a major thoroughfare in the east bay city. you can see this video for april, this mudslide caused a lot of damage. in fact it knocked out power to 65 homes for several hours. and the director of public works as saying that after an investigation investigators determine that this mudslide was caused from the minister directed a storm water from a nearby home and look at the same area several months later. the director of public works and saying that this plan has worked out with the home owner taking you erosion control materials with new landscaping to shore up the here and slide it concrete barricades. not all of the work is done but major progress is completed but hopefully enough is done for avoidance of the situation last winter. >>pam: piedmont police in the city that are prone to flooding. kron-4's scott rates got a firsthand look at where those troulbe spots are. located. concern is the park ths in the middle of the town it has flooded before and they hope that with rainfall on the rain. it will not happen again. the peaceful sound
with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. in the east bay city of hercules, some residents are watching and waiting to see if a hillside with a troubled past causes some more damage. this is what it looked like in march of 2011 when the hill started to give. pushed into homes and rocked them off their foundation. >> in the east bay city of hercules, some residents are watching and waiting to see if a hillside with a troubled past causes some more damage. this is what it looked like in march of 2011 when the hill started to give. as you can see it pushed into homes and rocked here's a google earth look at the area impacted...just south of highway 4. in total four homes were affected here along carson street. you can see the hillside behind the homes. and as kron four's terisa estacio reports, the concern that more homes could be impacted by the storms...which are now bearing down on the bay area. >> no tresspassing signs out in front of these homes send a message loud and clear.... this hillside won the battle. the war began back in 2011, as you can see in this video taken then, the
at the a new storm... now moving into the bay area... along with high winds. you are looking at city crews hoisting the 25 foot acacia tree here in this video. it toppled over at around 4 am .falling on to this house on the 300 block of virginia avenue.the worst damage was that the backyard fence was knocked down..only caution tape and a few splintered boards remain..luckily the resident inside the home was not hurt. the city says they soil was saturated by the rain and the nearly 50 year old tree couldn't hold up any more. the homeowner says she called the 311 to complain about the city maintained tree on more than one occasionbut nothing was done. >> i knew it wasn't dying or near death and i thought that this city could come out and take care of their tree. what ever it was going to do. i knew that it was -- going to die. unfortunately, it came down on a a structure. >> the department of public works are now chopping up what fell down.they admit that the homeowner did everything right and should have been out here sooner. they say they are changing their producal on how to respond to f
hole and expose an 8 foot storm pipe. city officials say the big pipe was designed to safely transport a massive amount of water underneath this road steering rain water away from homes but somehow it failed. on sunday morning, the road caved in - the crater is now huge, 80 feet long, 30 wide and 18 feet deep. the failure is under investigation, but in the meantime, the race is on to figure out how to put in another drainage system. city officials say if there is not a temporary fix put in before the next storm hits ... it could be disasterous out here. also in the east bay... the amount we are expecting the rains to come back on tuesday. with a heavy rainfall on wednesday. the goal is to get down to this storm pipe by this time tomorrow as we can assess the situation. if we were exposed like this water would be the enemy when it comes to soil. if it came in like this fully exposed it could be catastrophic. we are trying to get the utility company to get down to the storm drain to reassess it and get it working for wednesday. if not, some taboret control measures and be prepared fo
of the year. there's a shot of san francisco we finally have the clouds over the city and rain coming down. mike pelton has been out and has not seen much rain this morning but that last shot showed it really coming down. >> we may be able to salvage the rest of the day and then we have a big storm coming in on friday. let's get to america where we seem storms right now? >> we're officially under the gun as we take the storm tracker 4. a lot of yellow on the screen already. we are picking up some heavy rain in san francisco stretching down the daily city into brisbane. it is not really in the east bay inland valleys just yet. taking a look of the coast line at looks like pacifica is under a light rain. heavier rain is in the east bay. storm tracking to see when the heavy rain will arrive in your neighborhood and looks like 747 for alamo. be prepared for that the next 30 minutes it is certainly going to come down. san leandro looks like we're seeing some of the heavier rain right now. that is pushing its way into the san ramon valley. that is just a quick look at where their aim is currentl
for sampras's go residents. residents much show their city issued identification in order to get sandbags. and there is a limit of 10 per household. >> aside from the problems it can cause. the rain is welcome and per haps a bit overdue and the south bay in particular. take a look at uvas reservoir in the foothills of the santa cruz mountains. west of gilroy. here is just 13% of capacity right now and entirely dependent on the run off from rainfall. if together, the 10 san to clara valley reservoirs' are just 35% of capacity periods >> new this morning. investigators are calling a fire at alameda high school suspicious. if the fire started inside a classroom or kron4 this morning. the fire is out and no one was injured. it is unclear what the extent of the damage is to the classroom. >> gilroy police are investigating what they're calling a gang-related drive-by shooting, although no one was actually shot. a 4 month old was among those inside the home. it happened overnight in the area of 10th street and glenview drive. officers say an unknown number of gunmen fired into a home. if two pe
up the hole with holes, as the raiders and dump trucks. city officials say an expose a foot storm pipe was designed to save for transport water underneath the road but somehow failed. the road keeton sunday morning creating a crack crater that is 80 ft. long 30 ft. wide and 80 ft. deep. the sale is currently under investigation. >> the past week in storms also taken a toll on narrow, winding roads in part of the santa cruz mountains. crews are working on several mud slides that sent rocks and debris onto a busy highway 17. mine hill road in scotts valley is closed after a large mud slide took out about 50 ft. of one line. >> we have got one lame completely washed out and a portion broken off what we are trying to do is assess the situation. >> road closures and unstable held signs that driver looking for the tours and power outages continue to linger. down trees. pg&e crews worked through the night to restore power to a couple of dozen homes in the santa cruz area. all around of bay area crews and--are dealing with the aftermath of the stores. in the north bay the 60 ft. tall lind
or " not guilty ". >> san francisco has officially passed a ban on public nudity in the city. it has been a contentious subject... with a number of protests.. and some arrests. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, during today's final vote, the clothes came off again. >> the final tally of votes before the san francisco board of supervisors was barely completed when all of a sudden take a look... those against the ban began to strip off their clothes... and one by one,iff's deputd out blue robes covered the naked protestors and lead them away. >> nudity is good! we are free to express my nudity. nudity is my right. you are harming people by not letting them be nude. >> this was not the first time, protestors have taken such demonstrative actions ... this was the scene a few weeks ago at the board of supervisors meeting right after the first vote on this issue... and here look, this is a protest staged in front of city hall several months ago. the ban will prohibit nudity from wasit dow nin plazas parks and side streets as well as public areas around the city. public venues like ba
under the gun into daly city. for those of you who take 380 i want to demand for a street few. you can see market street heavy rain you need to use your windshield wipers. as we take it to the peninsula heavy rain around the airport. in fact delays of over an hour. hillsboro, burlingame, and san mateo highway 92 experiencing heavy rain. at the start of the 7:00 hour i told you there was heavy rain and the walnut creek area. if that is certainly the case as we take a look at rain fall rate. it is not to bad about two tenths of an inch per hour. 3 tenths of an inch around pleasant hill. it depends on where you are located. piedmont, highway to the fore, most of oakland. park boulevard, experiencing a rain. you can see sunnyvale cupertino sing pretty heavy rain not as bad as san jose and santa clara. but heavier rain is headed your way in fact as we use our storm track tool to see when the heavy rain is going to impact you. looks like it will hit santa clara around 7:17 a.m.. stand at 7:29 a.m. hit san jose. that is a look for the rain is currently falling around the bay area. drive with
has cities near the russian river on alert. water levels have risen onto land in some parts of guerneville. and even though it's normally a slow-moving river... >> with 6-7 ft. it begins to get scary. we have to think about leaving town, turning off electricity, gasoline. and so forth. >> the national weather service says that it could be possibly a flooded road to a.m. with noon tomorrow reaching the highest levels. in this video shot yesterday, you can see that the river is rising fast. flooding, every decade or so, is not uncommon. the last serious threat was in the first days of january 06 of course the possibility always makes residents nervous. the national weather service says the russian river will flood guerneville around 2 a.m. monday... highest point around noon tomorrow... with water levels >> the latest series of storms has some arborists concerned about trees in the bay area. the saturated ground could force trees and bushes to collapse. about the threat. >> all of the whe--wieight.. is at the top of the tree. >> certified arborist christopher altman poi
they had to deal with last year. take a look. this is a major thoroughfare in this east bay city. from last april you can see mudslide caused a lot of damage. this line knocked out power to 65 homes in the area for several hours. it was quite a mess. a big problem for hundreds of residents. the director of public works tell the kron4 news that after investigation the slide was caused by misdirected storm water from a nearby home. this is the same area several months later. the plan was worked out and the homeowner has taken several steps to deal with the issue. the russian control materials have been put in as well as new landscaping and a concrete barrier. not all the work is done but major progress has been completed. hopefully another has been done to prevent another situation like last winter. >> that is just a small sample of what the city is doing to try to make sure that they are doing everything they can and anticipation of the big storms that are headed our way. >> kron4 is began carmen is and the north bay this evening. you have been talking to people there who have been getting r
the city but there were no other major lenders. >> the weather is keeping the great highway in san francisco closed this morning from slow to lincoln. the highway was barricaded last night, motorists had to find another way around it. the department of public works collaborates with police to decide when to close the great highway. public works officials say the polls, and not the win, played a bigger role in the closure. >> and remember, whether you are biking, walking or driving. crossing the baird case is against law and could result in a fine. >> in other news and new this morning. san jose police suspect a fatal shooting may be gang- related. it happened at 1130 last night in the 900 block a pacific ave. the body of a 70 year-old boy was found in the 900 block of pacific ave. this is san jose's 43rd homicide of the year and is 60 gang-related homicide. the suspects fled the scene before police arrived. coming up on kron 4 news weekend we will have the latest on the prompt a same- sex marriageia. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was
the rainstorm come, you get kind of spooked. >> reporter: i talked with city officials and asked them have you done anything to prepare this hill for heavy rains? they only told me if there's an emergency in this area tomorrow or in the coming days they will be there to respond. reporting in san pablo, jr stone, kron4 news. >>> aside from the problems it can cause, the rain is welcome and perhaps a bit overdue in the southbay in particular. in the foothills of the santa cruz mountains, it is just 13% of cast right now, and entirely -- capacity right now, and entirely it dependent on the runoff from rainfall. earlier storms all by bypassed san jose, and water officials are hoping to catch up in the stormy days ahead. stay with us as we continue to track the approaching storm. you can also stay updated on our website, kron4.com, along with our facebook and twitter pages. and more coverage later in this newscast and on the morning news at 4:00 am. >>> there was another shooting in east palo alto this afternoon. it happened near a school. in fact, so far there have been more than a dozen gang-rela
of armed robberies they blocked of several city streets. near the oakland/berkeley border. there were four men a arrested in connection with a string of robberies near lake merritt. the lake shore and piedmont st. a stolen car was recovered. the streets are safer with the suspects off the street. >> the arrest. >> this was surely, we were able to get some of these people off the streets. >> the berkeley police were able to block the perimeter and a police tip led them to the area. >> also, police and monte sereno have released a sketch of a murder in side of a home on friday morning. police are right on the scene and found a body of a dead man identified. no details on how he died investigation his wife iwas taken to hospitals the suspect is a 22-2353 years old, the victim is identified as when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >> a h
redwood city in san mateo. your afternoon highs look like upper 50s low 60s. it will be a cooler after known around the bay area. satellite and radar we will see in increase in a cloud cover through the course of today. into tomorrow we are tracking the potential for some rain. futurecast 4 set of 4:09 a.m. tuesday morning at lot of cloud cover light rain north of santa rosa. the system we are tracking to stay in to win state it is not a huge frame maker compared to what we saw this weekend. 12:00 p.m. tuesday some light rain for vallejo, napa, and fairfield. it is not until later tomorrow night we will start to see rain for the coast line, san francisco. picking up in intensity into the overnight hours. at 9:00 a.m. wednesday we could pick up water rain for parts of the bay area. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast is showing we have rain tuesday and wednesday, but overall at quiet weather pattern into thursday fighting in the weekend. a 10 percent chance of rain i think it will hold off. partly cloudy conditions temperatures in the '60s. however, it overnight lows will be cold
that are traveling to union city is not too bad. there is some light rain for surface streets for the east bay interior valleys. there is light ran for petaluma. it looks like just like mine for san francisco and the heaviest rain is in east san jose. the showers are really coming down and they're coming down really strong. the rain fall rates were up and they have picked up in some spots along with the rain we are dealing with strong winds. fairfield had wins up to 20 mi. per hour. this could really improve and we may have hazardous driving conditions on the bridges. >> into 7:00 a.m. we will have had almost 2 in. of rain. a little bit over a half an inch for san francisco. we do have the potential for mudslides and flooding. this will be especially on sunday. >> we will start with an update from the dublin interchange. we have mike pelton who is covering this. westbound 580 was completely shut down for two hours. the chp estimate is 6:00 a.m. and there were able to get the lines open. >> this is solid red on the roadway and will soon man so that you can see this piece from some of the driver
are commonly found in the city despite that like is that is not been planted because they are weak. the ficus. -- i would have this removed. completely and one of a strong central trunk. >> also keep a strong look for included are >> there is a tight crotch. anything that is under 45 degrees across. with the bridges, from the main trunk that is a dangerous scenario. it has included park and the attachment is weak. >> occasionally wet soil is okay. but if you live and in every with the soil is always drenched that could be a problem record wet soil will prevent oxygen for the routes and it could wrought the roots. >> it could cause the tree to fall over. robbing the- roots. >> no good can come from a good tree. if their roots -- become rotted with not enough oxygen and. of waterlog sorrell. >> this complete ruins of a public building. the landmark that was neglected for years has >> six dozen firefighters battled the blaze of the old pool house. san francisco police the partner responded a rug 1:00 p.m. and tried it for hours to get it under control. >> it is going to be burning for some time
. city officials say the big pipe was designed to safely transport a massive amount of water underneath this road steering rain water away from homes but somehow it failed. on sunday morning, the road caved in - the crater is now huge, 80 feet long, 30 wide and 18 feet deep. the failure is under investigation, but in the meantime, the race is on to figure out how to put in another drainage system. city officials say if there is not a temporary fix put in before the next storm disasterous out here. >> we are expecting the rainfall on tuesday with heavy rain fall on wednesday. our expectation and goal is to get to the storm pipe by two mar at this time. if there remains exposed water is the enemy. when it comes to soil. if it comes in like this fully exposed it would be catastrophic. we are trying to get down to our storm drain so we can reassess it and get it working for wednesday. if not, we will have to do some temporary control measures and be prepared for the next storm measures. >> and a lafayette, terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> narrow, winding roads in the santa cruz mountains.
costa fire district is huge and its services nine cities about 600,000 people who live in the area. they get about 41 about the calls a year from the district. so this is a huge deal. the meeting will be today at 1:30 p.m. in martinez. they're encouraging the public to come autumn voice their concerns to the supervisors and we are not sure how much this will do what they're asking people to come out and support them. >> just into kron 4 news room. police are on the scene of what they are calling a sophisticated pot growing operation in the south bay. at a home on the 13 block of sandalwood court in san jose. police got to the home just after 3 this morning after the received a call from a neighbor who saw three men going into the home and it's got a robbery was in progress. when the police arrived they found over 300 pot plants valued at zero hundred and $25,000. no one appears to live in the home and police are calling this a sophisticated grow house. we have a crew headed to the sting and will bring you more information as soon as it comes in. >> i ran state tv says that the coun
in the central city of cairo gifford for it is causing closures and the u.s. embassy. the embassy issued a statement advising u.s. citizens to avoid that neighborhood which is fairly close to to rear square. the clashes coincide with an assembly on a new draft for a new constitution. >> will take a break 7:26 is the time we come back we will have a complete look at the forecast. erica is denied on the sky. it is cloudy and when the out there and before too much longer it will be wet as well we will be right back. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. welcome back is 7:29. we have a live shot dead king they'll. team and mail-- kingvale. >> as we take it to satellite and radar we have a live shot of fatt fattaltahoe satellite and radar is keeping an eye on the moisture coming down through the bay area this will be a significant system
the olympics in salt lake city in 2002. >> will take a quick break back mwith more in a minute. we are watching the wet weather that is our top story of the right light to moderate and at times heavy with the wind out of the bay area's. we will come back with your forecast just a moment. we are back here at 4:30 in the western center talking to erica about what we see on storm tracker 4. weather center. >> the rate is starting to pick up in intensity for the north and east bay. --rain and is starting to pick up. it is growing more widespread. we have a lot sitting offshore. let us zoom in and around the bay area. the yellow on your screen around a bottle we are seeing reports of heavy rain. s-novato. that stretching to san raphael at vallejo. the 580/101 split is coming down and the north bay in that area. to the east bay heavy rain highway 4 martinez. we are seeing slow traffic interstate 680, highway 24 approach and the caldecott tunnel ride around san ramon valley. that starts to pick up shortly. we are seeing a light rain in the south bay but it is relatively widespread. 7:00 a.m. this morn
based on call volume and how many calls they get. the fire district itself is huge, nine cities and about 600,000 people in the district. the district says the answer 41,000 calls a year. the meeting in martinez today will be with the supervisors' offices for the preliminary go over for the stations that are on the chopping block. they're already scheduled to be close. they're encouraging the public to show up the meeting is that 115 pirie and perhap >> police are on the scene of what they're calling it a sophisticated pot growing operation and the south bay. it is an east san jose on the 1300 block of sandalwood court. police got a call at 3 this morning they saw three pe going into the home and i thought it was a robbery in progress. when police arrived and found over 300 pot plants valued at over $125,000. nome was there when the police got there. no one lives and the home and police are calling this a sophisticated row house. we have a crew headed to the scene and we will bring you more in the next half hour. >> lafayette city officials say a portion of the road that collaps
. and others such as palo alto, a unit city did also sees some of their total secured union city, concord and rainfall totals did not disappoint. los gatos, with 72 m.p.h.! and the wind speed it totals it did not disappoint. the rainfall has dried up but more on the heels of the next storm with the tail and an existing two sub-tropical moisture. we will time it out on futurecast >>pam: in national news.. the army private accused of leaking sensitive u-s documents to the web site wikileaks ... was back in court. bradley manning is facing a number of charges, including aiding the enemy ... and wrongfully causing intelligence to be published on the internet. manning's lawyers are trying to get those charges thrown out, by saying he was mistreated at the brig in virginia... by being forced to stand outside his cell naked during roll call. today, during a officer in charge of that facility sai, d the nudity was manning's choice. manning is expected to testify later this week.. he faces life in prison if convicted on all counts.. >> president obama meets with his cabinent for the first
city, oakland, all light rain. but the heaviest is in the overnight hours. >>> the wet weather is already causing some concerns for residents in san rafael. reggie kumar is live in the downtown area. >> reporter: the rain is already coming down here at a pretty steady pace. phone service was knocked out to some residents from the previous storm. but that service has since been restored. crews are still digging out from the previous storm. they're hoping this latest one doesn't pack a punch. at&t crews were hard at work drying out the phone lines near 3rd street in san rafael. tuesday night's wet weather wasn't helping while workers used this hose to blow air underground to dry the lines. some who live here are still dealing with a muddy miscellaneous left behind by sunday's powerful storm. >> i got slammed, and my basement and storage shed got a couple of inches of mud. digging out, drying out. >> reporter: some residents in west marin tell me these large trees are a reminder of what happened here on sunday. the trees fell across the roadblocking access for several hours. this
. and it union city 880 southbound is jammed because of westbound 84 and eastbound 84. there is flooding. i'm 84 now is canyon road at palo mayor is just west of 680 a mudslide has completely shut down niles canyon road. do we stop on interstate 680 for a while. in the south bay there continue province for the guadalupe parkway northbound of flooding at taylor street and the lanes. that is backing of the ride northbound onto 280. 280 have been pretty heavy here headed towards the west valley. you can see it is jammed up coming through cupertino as well. earlier occuring problems at winchester and northbound at woodside have cleared from the alliance of 280. >> looks like a mess out there. mike pelton is giving us the deal and castro valley. we talk to last hour it was coming down pretty hard. has a lot of any at all since then? >> how say it was exactly as it was a half hour ago. is is pouring along castro valley boulevard. a lot of people are getting their morning started. traffic will increase slowly along castro valley road. you can see some of the runoff from the building that i'm standing b
around city but no major injuries. >> the rain, wind caused several damage. several other trees injuries were reported. and pictures like this one, highways totally flooded. highway no. 12 in the 121 the south of napa. you can barely see the cars but they're up to their wheel wells and water. this is normally underneath this pedestrian bridge this is on a golf course. it is charging a round it and over to it. this is a highway, 87. and san jose, it looks more like their river and the trees came down to. redwood city, it avoided a home. and we're always looking for your photos. send us your pictures breaking news breakingnews@kron.com >> we did see some rainfall. you can see over 7 in. and highly elevations. petaluma, nearly 2 in., richmond, 2 in.. and we're not quite done with our rainfall just yet. some showers continuing more on that. first, let us see what we can expect for the weekend with a lighter will rainfall for the weekend. as to go towards sunday, have rainfall in the morning with gusting winds. heavy rainfall rates in fact it will be similar to today's storm. drier c
. what you are looking at is a crew from the city's department of public works trying to use a rake to clear one the dozens of backed up stormed drains left over from the hard hitting storm system. this one created a mini lagoon to spring up at the corner of van ness and hayes....taking over a few lanes of the street...making it tough for drivers....the high water also covered the sidewalk....forcing pedestrians to treadnats bit those getting around on the shuttle buses because the church and van ness stations were closed with yellowthis is a still picture taken underground at the church street stop....which got four feet of water over the tracks....some ridersbite service was restored at around 1pm once crews finished clearing the tracks highway.....made an impromptu obstacle course for bikers and beach goers....and kept cars out which were closed from splintered tree branches were another common sight today..this massive ficus engulfing a parking meter....and blocked the entire sidewalk and at least one lane of traffic at hayes and polk...the city brought on extra tree cutting cre
public drunkenness. that's an average of 18th your rest per day. this year the city is facing a 23% spike in murders, muggings and other major offenses. the arrests figures raise questions about the oakland police department. which is already struggling under the weight of job cuts and the demands of a federal court oversight. nationally arrests were down 11% in the samee period. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase q directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >> this just into kron 4 pitchers out of the atlanta area. i for students and two teachers were found unconscious at a school after carbon monoxide poisoning. all six have since regained consciousness. dozens of other students are sick. firefighters said that all six have high levels of carbon monoxide. air tests show that the carbon monoxide levels in the school was 17,000 per milliliter. the highest levels of fire department stated that they have ever seen. this is th
with extra caution and you will have to use your windshield wipers. >> daly city is under the yellow and there's just some light rain for the mid peninsula. it is currently drive for cupertino and sunnyvale. satellite and radar does show that there is a wider view that is associated with this system. i will have full details for the rest of the bay coming up. >> we are tracking a major hot spot for the east shore freeway. the problem is being compounded. let us talk about that accident were several lanes were blocked here for a while. the chp had to run a traffic break to clear this. this is now backed up beyond highway 4 the drive time last check was over 30 minutes. it is now climbing more because there are further problems further down. this accident has just been reported in its blocking at least the back lanes and they will need some help to get this cleared. there is big delays better news for the peninsula. the downed tree that was set this rolled south of highway 92 has now been cleared and the lanes are always open. >> water levels were dangerously high last week in marin co
is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza as a wet deck with no accidents to report out oakland into the city if there if it is drive the most part here at the san mateo bridge the problems coming from the toll plaza and the westboundsouthbound 101n gate bridge standing water on the span. some light rain is in reported very you want to drive with extra caution for your ride coming out marin county. guys. >> thank you erica. the wet weather is causing problems in san rafeal. they are keeping a close eye on creeks that have swollen in recent raids. and with the storm this morning they are looking for more rising levels. at&t's been denied drying out phone lines that were drenched on sunday night. especially for residents were still cleaning up mud from sunday's rain. crews will be out in the north bay this morning to continue assessing the damage. >> in vallejo couch trans crews had to shut down the connector ramp from interstate 802 highway 29 to clean up the mud slide. the soil was saturated and gave way and cost a mess you can see in this video. it took crews couple of hours to clean up the
, this is the kron 4 news. >> take a look. we did see some of rainfall a near redwood city but jacqueline bennett is tracking the storm on the inland valleys. jacqueline? >> this morning, we saw a 72 mph gusting it was a wet and windy morning but conditions have been improving. the satellite and radar with mainly drier conditions. kron 4 is tracking the storm. heavy rain falling in berkeley today. now to a live look at the weather now. a shot of the san francisco even though it looks much better than this the rain isn't over by a long shot. >>pam: rain and wind causing delays at san francisco international airport throughout the day. kron4's scott rates is there live --- scott, now that we have had a brief lull in the bad weather... how are flights looking? >> the rain and wind is on a south-east wind they have to change directions of the way that the aircraft take off that is causing water lines, longer waits and for these people to see a lot of " cancelled " flights. >> as the first round of the showers slammed san francisco flights came to a standstill. >> we felt that our flight was dela
at the numbers oakland 60. 57 for san jose and the city. into the afternoon everyone is in the '60s. the first half of today will be pleasant. we could see bricks of sun. 644 fairfield. 65 for hay with an pleasanton. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows rain into the weekend. we have consecutive rain days that does harbor the potential for flooding more mudslides and high surf at the beaches. as we head into next week pleasant conditions. partly cloudy skies slight potential for rain and by wednesday afternoon highs could climb into the seventies. we do have a rainbow sitting at the end of the 7 day. more on your weather coming up in a bit. >> in traffic overnight roadwork no major accidents. here at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza looking good. no metering lights and a handful of cars. the san mateo bridge west bound moving fine pores foster city. and the traffic coming out of marin county. >> yesterday's storms caused a few hundred power outages. pg&e are expecting a lot more to happen. they are doing what they can to prepare for the next wave. this is video from pg&e is
the river used to flood every 10-15 years. but the river did not over flow this time. even though the city was prepared. it placed barricades and flooded signs in the downtown area near the river saturday. $400million was just spent on flood improvements, the project is still only 2/3 done but he says the revamped flood control system worked well. >> it continued after 8:00 a.m. this morning, raining till noon we might have had a problem. the project is designed to give the water more room when it is necessary. this bridge, third street is higher than the old bridge. and in the previous configuration water levels today would have been lapping at the bridge. >> reporter: she was concerned about the napa river water level since they own the water front project that houses restaurants, clothing stores and condos. >> they did a great job. >> reporter: officials will continue to keep a eye on the napa river. more rain is expected this -- expected this week and this is only the start of the raining season. reggie kumar, kron 4 news. >> pg&e is working around the clock to restore power to all cus
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and hayward 45 in redwood city. this afternoon highs '50s and '60s around bay area. the satellite and radar showing the bigger story here we have clouds making a beeline to the bay area. this is all ahead of another storm system have our way. 9 and tomorrow may be some light rain starting to pick up the santa rosa. cloud cover everywhere else. light rain and fairfield and up around half of. is not until the evening hours, 7:00 p.m. monday rain will start to shift its way south. our guys will pick up in intensity and we will see messy conditions just in time for wednesday morning commute. 7 day around the bay forecast shows showers for tuesday and wednesday. dry weather by thursday and overall mild conditions as we transition into the weekend. >> the leading lights have been activated at the bay bridge and it is trying to back up across the lines. drive times are still good of 40 mess westbound and 60 minutes coming out of the macarthur maze. fell incidents reported that the metering lights do seem to be running fairly slowly. the cemetery bridge has zero delays 11 as for the commute time. f
but about 1.5 hours ago restarted again. the interstate-80 is behind me. westbound towards the city it has been a very wet day in the east bay powerhouse >> the rain started falling early friday morning in the east bay. this is video from highway 24. near the caldecott tunnel. further east along highway no. 4/oakley there were two cars that collided around 1:00 p.m. in the rainfall. that a young boy was ejected he might not have been wearing his seat belt he was flown to a children's hospital. no word on his condition. his mother was also transported to hospital. clearing skies but it returned with rainfall. >> here, we can see that the rainfall is causing issues with haazig madyun"it's plugged with something" >> this contra costa county public works crew is trying to clear this storm drain here on meadow road in walnut creek before the water completely oveflows onto this two lane roadway the danger here is for standing water to collect roadcreating a hazard for drivers as it is difficult for motorists to detect there is additional concern for pedestrians who could loose their balance thin
will climb to the '60s. it will be 63 degrees for napa up at 64 degrees in the city. mid 60's for livermore and pleasanton. upper 50s for half moon bay. wet weather and it will be here to stay. today's system will go into tomorrow and it will be the strongest one. the rain will start to taper off on saturday afternoon however the upper system rolled through stretching into sunday. wednesday temperatures may climb up to the '70s. there are a lot of different weather patterns. >> on castro valley at a hundred and 67. if there is an accident involving a semi truck. >> there is a mess out here. it is on route 185. according to chp the truck was driving on northbound on east 185 when the driver of this card sneaks and he swerved to the right and strike one card and then ultimately slimed in front of a used car lot. he took out nine cars. you see these cars and they're mostly trucks that are involved. this truck slammed into these nine cars and 11 vehicles and all. the one that he clips and in the nine cars inside of a lot. no one was hurt. but fire officials are on the scene carry it about 40 ga
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